Egyptian protesters stormed the walls of the American embassy in Cairo, tore down the U.S. flag and ripped it to shreds. The protesters, mostly conservative Salafists, were angered by reports of a film made in the U.S. that ridiculed the Prophet Mohammad. An extremist, fringe act in one corner of the world was met by another one in Egypt’s capital.
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This is serious! We have two attacks on American interests, one high ranking American death and the leaders of the people, Morsi and the leader of the Libyan movement, in charge of those who attacked watched without attempting to control the actions with troops or police.
This shows how much President Obama is respected. Unfortunately Our President had an apology issued for a film not associated with the Government instead of demanding those leaders fly into the United States immediately to apologize publicly for the high ranking death of an Ambassador and violation of our Embassy!
HOW WEAK! Our President remains as he was at the first global trip he took that was nicknamed an apology tour to Muslim Countries. Once again his first reaction is an apology!
i would like everyone of u just to think why they are fighting islam just in the last 11 years its so weired we did not hear that in world war 1 and war 2 no muslims were involved and when usa dropped the nuclear bomb no one mentioned that usa citizen by that became terreriost .....so please think before giving wrong judgement ...by the way i am not against usa i am against the government and that way of thinking
I guess Obama will just give the Brotherhood another 1.5 billion dollars and tell them to stop until his presidency is over!
USA should think it twice what is the meaning of freedom of speech and expression? We are living in a interactive world,please do respect one and the other.
We need to do what General Pershing did. Simple but effective.
What happened is a result of lifting the martial law in Egypt which America opposed.
Iran Hizbollah and Hamas have cells in Egypt since Mubarak stepped down. Iran and it's allies are trying to damage the relationship between The United States and Egypt, so Egypt will be forced to join Iran against the States.
Familiar scenes here. Reminicent of 1979 Tehran. And this violence comes AFTER the US announced that it would pay off $1.00 Billion in debt owed by Egypt's government.
Watch Obama voice support for the protesters. His support for Muslim countries has been consistent from his first day in office. His plan to share rocket technology under the guise of space exploration has been grossly under-reported and should alarm everyone: http://www.lightlybraisedturni...
Well i think USA deserved that and actually they should do the same with holland too.. ppl who wage war against islam must realize that they will always have a slash back..
sara sounds like a very anti-muslim name; maybe some muslim terrorist needs to teach you to stay in the kitchen and keep your mouth shut....like all decent Islamic woman should.
In other words, people should be afraid of Islam and muslims? Think about what you're saying. If it is okay for people to be attacked for ridiculing or criticising Mohammed or Islam, then it is okay for Christians to bomb the hell out of those who ridicule or criticize Jesus or Christianity. It is okay for Jews to assassinate whoever the hell doesn't like Abraham or Judaism. It is okay for me to attack anybody who doesn't like dogs because I love dogs! Muslims have to learn that "no compulsion in religion" and living in a free society means you cannot force your beliefs upon other people, and that includes their right to criticize things and speak freely about any subject, their right to choose whatever religion they like (and to change their minds), and their right to draw silly little cartoons without being targeted for assassination!
Did you know that this girl who speaks her was engaged to someone else before him and suggested to him the marriage was another woman this is evidence that they were unusual in their time
Our laws should not be applied in the era of 1400 and laws especially as it is not scientific puberty in girls from 12 to 13 years
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